With a charming color and relaxing aroma, it’s not hard to believe that lavender is one of the most admired herbs worldwide. Once found in Europe, Asia and Africa, people have desired lavender for more than 2,500 years. The ancient Romans valued lavender so highly that only a single pound of lavender blossoms cost 100 denarii, a full month’s wages for a farm laborer. They are often grown as an ornamental shrub in gardens and landscaping, and the flowers are frequently used to craft fragrance for perfumes, cosmetics and soaps, potpourris and herbal sachets, and various household items. A popular application is making lavender wands, a bundle of the flowers and stems which are woven together with a ribbon to create a pretty and aromatic flower bunch used to perfume the air indoors. Lavender is also a food ingredient, used in salads, as flavoring for baked goods and desserts, even served as candied blossoms. t for you.
Lavender tea, made from the dried flowers, is a fragrant and smooth herbal tea that is relaxing both by its scent and warm, pleasant taste. Lavender tea offers high concentrations of vitamin C, calcium and iron, and a good amount of vitamin A as well. Lavender also contains a number of active constituents, including flavonoids, coumarins, tannins, even a small amount of protein. Many of its active constituents even contain antioxidant properties. With these nutritive properties, lavender proves to be an even more valuable herbal tea. Herbalists recommend lavender to treat migraines, ease digestive spasms, and for certain respiratory problems. Lavender is also used for soothing the nervous system, used as a local anesthetic, and can be applied as a compress directly on a cut, bruise or sprain.
You can enjoy lavender for the specific benefits it has to offer if you’re simply looking for a new tea to try. Lavender tea pairs well when blended with other teas. Mix and match lavender tea with some of your other favorites to come up with the unique blends that work bes
|Harvest Date:||Late July|
|Appearance:||The flowers are lilac or blue in color.|
|Aroma:||Aromatherapy. Lavender is most commonly used in aromatherapy|
|Taste:||Soothing and highly aromatic tea with a light and slightly sweet taste. Try blending it with peppermint leaves for that extra refreshing taste.|
|Storage:||Store in airtight, opaque packaging;|
|Teacup: 12oz / 355ml|
|212 ºF (100 ºC)|
|Brew for 3 – 5 minutes|
|* You can improve the taste by changing the amount or adding rock candy, milk, and honey according to your personal preference.|
Pouch Bag, Tea Caddy